PUPPETS: talking classrooms, engaging classrooms, transforming classrooms

Provider: Millgate House Education

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Description Puppets can transform learning in your classroom. This engaging hands-on course, which is part of the highly successful PUPPETS Project, shows you how puppets can provide a superb stimulus for talk and learning. It draws on extensive research that identified the value of using puppets in the classroom, and enables you to become confident in using puppets yourself. It is suitable for all age ranges (not just young pupils) and teachers working with pupils with Special Educational Needs.
Duration 2-3 hours

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, Sciences, Mathematics / Numeracy, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, English / Literacy, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, In school, After-school meetings, Demonstration lesson, Team lesson planning/teaching, Speech / Seminar, Learning walk, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Collaborative Learning, Feedback, Small Group Tuition, Social and Emotional
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

On this course you will:

  • Learn about the impact of puppets on pupils’ engagement and learning in science
  • Develop your skills and confidence in using puppets
  • Explore a range of ways of using puppets to teach science
  • Learn strategies for maximising the impact of puppets in the classroom
  • Explore resources that support the use of puppets.
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Contact Jo Williams, Tel 01270 764314, to discuss how this course can have a positive impact on your pupils’ engagement and talk in science and mathematics, and whether you can take advantage of the special funding arrangements available.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.